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entertained republicans. ♪ proud to be an american >> the candidates weren't so sweet. mitt romney said he wants answers now. >> don't you think it's time for him to finally put together a vision of what he would do the next four years if he's elected? i mean, meas he's got to-- he's got to come up with that over the weekend. >> schieffer: the president said he thinks romney has come downa a mysterious illness. >> if you come down with a case of romnesia, and you can't seem to remember the policies that are still on your web site, or the promises you've made over the six years you've been running for president, here's the good news-- obamacare covers can preexisting conditions. >> schieffer: for the final debate set here tomorrow in boca raton, we'll talk to florida republican marco rubio. and we'llear from two top campaign strategistes, obama deputy campaign manager stephanie cutter, and romney adviser kevin madden. then we'll get analysis from an all-star panel, including peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." david sanger of the "new york times." joe klein of "time" magazine. and ou
the campaign trail. he's got to go run the country. that leaves mitt romney in a kind of odd position at that point, too, because he can't look like he's just campaigning. >> schieffer: what does he do, join the national guard? ( laughter ). >> he doesn't want to look like he's faking it and getting in the president's way. you saw john mccain raise the bar for the president. saying remember john mccain suspend-- he did it a couple of times, but one for hurricane gustav, a knocked a day off the republican convention to try to create a sense of "i'm president." one of the things important about taking the president off the campaign trail in terms of this early vote question, when want president ams can to town he's fly paper and gets people there to the events. what do the campaigns do? they turn those people into solterlz who will then go knock on dispersants on that final push at the end. they also turn them into votes in some states. i was in ohio this week. they were bussing them from the event to the early polling place where the, where the romney forces were watching to see how bi
, we will come out of it at the end thinking, i actually know something of mitt romney's philosophy as he looks at the world and america's place in it. i understand better what president obama wants to do and how he sees things. >> schieffer: well, do you think-- most american elections and so far this one has been exactly the same, they're generally about economic policy, about pocketbook issues. does foreign policy, could it actually make a difference? could it be a tipping point in this election? >> oh, you never know. you know. we've got-- as i said, 16 days before election, but as kevin madden said no, 15 days and 20 hours. you know what i mean? things are going very quickly. any number of things can happen. the world is at a boil in various places, such as the middle east, where both candidates really fight it out. also, i would say, i mean, i wonder if the candidates will talk about this, america's foreign policy is utterly dependent on america having good economic policy that helps america be wealthy. all of our strength is connected to our wealth. so in a way, foreign polic
.m. tonight. there's also news this morning on the campaign front. mitt romney has won the endorsement of the "des moines register" in battleground state iowa. this has not gone to a republican presidential candidate since richard nixon. so to get some reaction to that, and other things, we go to our go-to guy in arizona for news, weather, and sports, john mccain. how's the weather out there, senator? and good morning to you. >> it's very nice and balmy. i think the storm may not reach arizona. but, obviously, the disruption of the airline-- the whole nation, obviously, and our prayers and thoughts are with those who line the path of the storm, and we'll keep praying. >> schieffer: all right. i want to ask you about that endorsement by the "des moines register." i mean, sometimes endorsements matter. sometimes they don't. it what about this one? >> i think in ray close race, the "register" is very well regarded, and of course it's almost a man bites doggistic because the "register" has not endorsed a republican since, i guess, calvin coolidge. i don't know. i think that aspect of it is
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